If you’re heading to “America’s Playground” for this week’s UFC Fight Night 128 card, you have some fight-week events you can attend for free.
UFC Fight Night 128 takes place Saturday at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City, N.J., and the card airs on FS1 following early prelims on UFC Fight Pass.
In the main event, Edson Barboza (19-5 MMA, 13-5 UFC) meets Kevin Lee (16-3 MMA, 9-3 UFC) in a key lightweight fight. In the co-feature, New Jersey’s own Frankie Edgar (22-6-1 MMA, 16-6-1 UFC) takes on Cub Swanson (25-8 MMA, 10-4 UFC).
Prior to the event, fans can attend several pre-event activities, including:
Wednesday (4:30 p.m. ET local time): UFC Fight Night 128 open workouts at Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk in Atlantic City. The main and co-main event fighters will work out for fans and meet the media.
Doors open to the public at 4:30 p.m. The fighters will work out in 30-minute increments starting with Swanson at 5 p.m., followed by Lee, Edgar and Barboza.
Friday (5 p.m. ET): UFC Fight Night 128 ceremonial weigh-ins at Boardwalk Hall. The ceremonial UFC Fight Night 128 weigh-ins start at 5 p.m. ET local time, and the doors open to the public at 4 p.m.
Friday (5:30 p.m. ET): UFC Fight Night 128 Fan Experience at Adrian Phillips Theater at Boardwalk Hall. The fan event runs from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 and includes meet and greets, a striking challenge, 25th anniversary displays and more. Participants include former lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, upcoming UFC Fight Night 130 headliners Jimmie Rivera and Marlon Moraes, and octagon girls Luciana Andrade and Brookliyn Wren.
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Source: USA Today – MMA Junkie
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